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Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 9:00am EST
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Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 12:00am EST
roof of the -- riga. the raf caved in. police are using sniffer dogs in search of survivors. no word on the cause of the collapse. in london three women were held captive in one home. they are free tonight. two suspects are on bail, released after questioning. >> those are the headlines at this hour. "america tonight" is up next. i'm john siegenthaler see you here tomorrow night. 8 eastern and 11 eastern. you can get the latest news on aljazeera.com. harder to understand how the government is obtaining its evidence in a criminal case. and on that basis to challenge the source ofage investigation. >> even as he awaits trial, a website going by silk road 2.0, with a dread pirate roberts still at the helm is back online, and doing business in drugs. >> that was al jazeera reporting, now some light on the dark net, documentary filling maker who is making on a project called deep web. joins us live here from new york, first off, i'd like -- to know what you think about this whole issue, how do you think that they caught ross al brick to begin with. >> well, just judging from the information
Al Jazeera America
Nov 6, 2013 12:00am EST
rocks. ♪ >> good evening, and thanks for being with us. i'm joie chen. one of the best names in the treatment of dementia patients sits in a bigger debate, pharmaceutical companies, prescriptions and how doctors choose the medication they provide. johnson and johnson m settled about the government from 2002 to 2003 there was an off-labor use of the drug not approved by the fda. it has been since approved for dementia and young patients as well. and it has been an enormously successful product. it had $24.2 billion from 2002 to 2010, but it was the off-label period that raised alarm. the marketing effort including compensation to doctors amounted to reckless endangerment of patients young and old. >> the kick packs undermines adjustment of healthcare providers. it provides incentive to increase the use of drugs potentially putting the health of some patients at risk. the companies put down the risk of risperdol. put simply the alleged conduct is shameful and it is unacceptable. it displayed a reckless indifference to the safety of the american people, and it instituted a clear abuse
Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 7:00pm EST
a loss. is it a bargain. plus is toys r us toast. the make or break for the largest toy store chain in the world. i'll ali velshi, and this is "real money." this is "real money." you are the most important part righof the show. join us. job creation has gotten a jolt with job openings and over all hires climbing to a five-year high. i use the word jolt for a reason. it's job open labor report. that's 8.6% higher job openings. this jolt report is important because it's a piece of data that is favored by janet yellen. apparently she likes it because it sheds light on the dynamics behind the more familiar monthly jobs report. that same jolt report, that was job openings, shows the number of hires rising to 8.7% increase from last year. with the private sector leading the way, of course. now apparently employers had been feeling pretty confident about the consumer demand. this is in september. thus they were willing to invest and expand and hire more people to accommodate that optimism. since then we've seen consumer confidence come down fueled by the damaging 16-day government shutdown
Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 4:00am EST
said trapped. no word on what caused the collapse. >> on capitol hill, senate democrats use the nuclear option - stopping phil busters with a simple majority making it easier to appoint presidential nominees. the move mass been called devastating by rep kuns. >> in london - modern day slavery. three women held captive in a home for 30 years. two suspects released on bail after questioning. >> the kennedy cousin convicted of the murder of a neighbour is free for now. michael skakel served 11 years in prison since being found guilty of the death of martha moxley. it was ruled that his lawyer did not adequately represent him. >> a milestone for the do you - finishing above 16,000 for the first time thursday. those are the headlines. "consider this" is next on al jazeera. you can get the latest news on line at aljazeera.com. smoking drug chantax. our investigation reveals an alarming number of dangerous side effects. also tonight, demanding diversity, the cries for balance and equality on campus. >> and going nuclear. in a historic move, the democrats change the way the senate does
Al Jazeera America
Nov 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
million in the last three years. and it may not show real profit until the year 2015. joining us now from chicago, and the is author of canes way to wealth. from syracuse, mark schafer a social media and business consultant, and the awe tor of the dow of twitter. and from new york city, a reporter for the wall street journal heard on the street column, she focused on media and telecommunications. miriam who is buying twitter stock? who is the type of investor? >> well, it's not just your regular ma and pa investor, because there aren't that many shares of a highly -- allocated i.p.o. to go around. so it is you are seeing a lot of big hedge fund investors a lot of big institutional investor whose are getting claim to the first shares that are entering the market in the ipo. >> and mark schafer what draws an investor to go after something like twitter. >> well, i think the extraordinary thing that twitter has done and it is so difficult is they have dominated a niche, and i think that's very attractive for investors. they have monopolized their little piece of the web, and as their leaders
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
use network to get u up-to-date information about the brewer's ale. >> particularly the last five to ten years, information share something has blown up. the internet provides ways to research and share knowledge. nowadays people are educated on this so people know you don't have to give in and grab what's kind of ubiquitous, but it's worth seeking out intoxicating beverages that provide nuance flavors. they have history, they have stories and it's a visceral pursuit. >> 13 craft beers were brewed, more now than the previous peak in the 1880s. >> it's freshest beer in the city. >> washington, d.c. is experiencing a beer renaissance of its own. we visited one of the city's micro breweries opened in 2009 dc 31 bro brou. they got in the craft business as it was taking off and didn't look back. >> this has been great for us. business is booming. it's not just a story unique to us in d.c. the craft brew culture and industry has taken off and come into its own. we've been lucky enough to be part of that locally here in washington, d.c. >> reporter: d.c. brow owners like many brewers across
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
. >> we want to be individual, we don't want the government to take care of us. >>> a message about shared faith and common values. >> we talk about family, we talk about education, we talk about self dependence. we talk about opportunities for american dream. >> and flowing straight into trouble. a new front in the contest between energy and the environment. >> and good evening. thanks for being with us. i'm joie chen. will they stay or will they go? it is a fair question on this day before off-year elections in many communities around the country truly is an off-off election year, races which might not attract a lot of attention in any other year. but this year political divisions on many levels make quite a few races be bellwether. what we currently call colorado where secessionists want to form a new state. might not have much of a success but it points to a bigger picture of divide. the great sky of colorado's rural community. chris bury begins in cheyenne wells, colorado. >> a belief that the federal government has lost touch with the their people. >> have no idea how hard we
Al Jazeera America
Nov 5, 2013 11:30am EST
situation as best as they can. but i think all of us should reflect on why exactly are we doing this? >> reporter: the president's renewed effort to push congress towards the camp's shutdown was spurred by a long time detainee hunger strike. at the height of the protest, 106 men refused food and as many as 46 from forced fed. forced feed something a technique typically used for six patients having trouble heating. using into you bashan is painful, especially for an unwilling patient. >> it requires some force to be able to insert the tube into the thousand. sometimes you can use some an thes anesthesia to put it in. but it doesn't mean that it's humane . >> reporter: guantanamo bay's detention center follows a federal code of conduct which does not allow prisoners to die in its custody. when al jazeera reached out on the latest report, the pentagon responded healthcare providers at task force at guantanamo routinely better care than any of these detainees ever received in their lives. they do not always require the tube feeding. frequently they'll drink the supplement out of sight of
Al Jazeera America
Nov 21, 2013 2:30pm EST
centuries as the lifeblood of the country's timber business. >> if you use elephants, you don't need wider roads, or a car, or a heavy duty machine. >> with their immense strength, these elephants can haul logs with minimal damage to the forest. they have survived wars, and decades of dictatorship. but now, the future of myanmar's timber elephants, and their handlers, is at risk. >> in order to make money, we have to fire some employees. since logging extraction is reduced, they will be fired. >> with the myanmar government drastically reducing timber extraction by 2014, livelihoods are on the line. >> yes, we are suffering because we have been working in this industry for a long time. >> after decades of lost opportunities, today myanmar is racing to catch up. some of the changes sweeping through the country are wrenching, - and will reach far corners. >> i'm nirmal ghosh, on this edition of 101 east, we gain rare access to remote elephant logging camps and ask, "is this is the end of myanmar's timber elephants?" >> for centuries, myanmar's tropical hardwood has been in demand across the
Al Jazeera America
Nov 25, 2013 10:00pm EST
. they are both here. there's clear disagreement. us-u.n. resolution said enrichment was illegal bay iran. what is going on with this total contradiction between hassan rouhani and kerry? >> let me explain. kerry rightly says there's no right to enrich. it's n it's not written in the agreement. the present arrangements which is temporary for six months limits the production of enrichment so that there'll be no increase in stockpile. it allows the iranians to enrich as long as they convert the material to something that can't be further upgraded at the end of the 6-month period. we have to look at that carefully. that's essentially where we are. >> i'll let you weigh in, matthew. >> thank you. it's a matter that has made progress. my concern is that we have actually allowed a certain implicit agreement that enrichment will be part of a comprehensive deal and that is my biggest concern. the u.s. has not explicitly but implicitly shifted the bar for the end of the six months, if we get to that point. you know the israelis agree with matthew. the prime minister said that iran has enough
Al Jazeera America
Nov 12, 2013 10:00am EST
launched an appeal for over $300 million for areas hit by the typhoon. the us and uk are sending warships carrying thousands of soldiers and dozens of aircraft to help with relief and recovery. the typhoon left a wide path of destruction when it stuck on friday. these are the two worst-effected provinces. it is feared 10,000 people have been killed here alone. haiyan continues sweeping west across the central philippine islands, there were large areas on both islands where electricity is still down. five days later, information on just how badly hit they were is still coming in. well, we have extensive coverage for you with reporters on the ground bringing you the very latest from the philippines. margo is in manila looking into the challenges of getting aid to the people who need it, but first let's go to wayne haye in one of the worse-effected areas. >> it's not until you -- see it from the air that typhoon haiyan's devastation becomes truly evident. in this predominantly catholic country, the church is at the stern of the community, some are still standing, but it will be a lo
Al Jazeera America
Nov 12, 2013 11:30am EST
"inside story" is next. and check us out 24 hours a day on aljazeera.com. ♪ >> the aftermath and suffering gripping the philippines tonight in the wake of typhoon haiyan. the most devastating and lethal storm in decades. that's the "inside story." >> hello, i'm ray suarez. typhoon haiyan could end up being the deadliest storm in the philippines. it pushed a wall of water 2 stories high as it stumped through the islands. the coastal town was toast totally wiped out and projection 10,000 people may be dead nationwide. on this edition of "inside story" we'll take you to the philippines for the latest on the aftermath and recovery efforts and we'll be joined by the ambassador to the philippines of the united states. >>> whole families lay in the rubble, survivors looking for scraps. it looks like a war zone. this is the condition of towns across the philippines as typhoon haiyan slam through the island in record-breaking force. >> everything is destroyed. everything is gone. the only thing left are our clothes and my child. >> i'm asking for help because i no longer have a home. i do
Al Jazeera America
Nov 25, 2013 2:30pm EST
. and they are using a new piece of technology that is follow; is thasharks under water to revolutionize the way we are looking at science. let's take a look at it. this is catalina island. 27 miles off the coast of los angeles. a place known for it's beauty both above and below the ocean that surrounds it. most of the dish that call these waters home go relatively unnoticed. but one spic species is impossio miss. leopard sharks. hundredses of them. >> if you are the director of the shark lab and you are trying to revolutionize the way sharks had studde studied it's not a bad way to set up shop. chris lowe is the director of calcal state long beach's shark lab. getting to know him and his work is getting your feet wet. obviously here a day at the office is a diffe different attd a different look at the world. >> it takes a few moments under the water to understand chris' passion for the othe ocean and e sharks he study:whe : >> when i caught my first shark there was something about it. it looked so different from all of the other fish i caught and it looked so streamline an
Al Jazeera America
Nov 6, 2013 2:30pm EST
techno is neglect. they're talking about bulletproof classrooms. stay with us. >> low-end welcome. i'm phil torrez here to talk about innovations that can change lives. we're going to explore the intersection of hardware and humanity . lindsay moran is a former cia agent, kyle hill is an engineer, tonight he's got the dirtiest job and the science that can revolutionize indians's dairy farms. michelle nixon, and i'm phil tors. that' torrez and let's do some science. >> we are back for another exciting show and lindsay you can start us off. this is important to you as a mother. >> i did a story on ballistic backpacks and bulletproof backpacks. one being a former cia officer who thinks any layer of added security is good and one as a mom in do i really want to give my kids the idea that this kind of technology is going to keep them safe? let's have a look. >> as a former cia agent i learned how to shoot a variety of guns. so when techknow asked me to cover a story about the trend in bulletproof back to school supplies, it intrigued me. as a former operative and as a mom. back to scho
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 5:30am EDT
, target, and toys "r" us are offering holiday deals closer to thanksgiving. but not this year. they started rolling out deals on friday. there are a bunch of things that are conspiring. plummeting consumer confidence thanks to your government that shut down the government for a while, a shorter holiday season, and recent robust sales of cars and washing machines, that might take away from sales from soft line retailers, things like slows and toys this holiday season. analysts at morgan stanley forecast that holiday sales will go up, but only by 1.6%. that's two percentage points lower over the increase the year before. that would make for the slowest holiday sales growth in five years. because of that they predict the holiday season will be the most promotional one we've seen since the dark days of the recession in 2008. we'll see good deals this holiday season but that may not be enough of a good deal for the broader economy. today on twitter and facebook we've been asking you will you spend more or less this holiday season versus last year? jesse said plan to spend half of what we
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 7:00pm EST
drought. but drought or not, the downward trend is clear. now nobody is using the word "bust ." but there is a sense that 2014 will be a year of retrenchment for america's corn belt. many farmers who got in the boon late made themselves go bust. and that will have a ripple affecriprippleeffect on other f. crop insurance programs would help keep prices stable for farmers. but republicans and democrats are at logger heads over food stamps. congress needs to get a new farms bill passed before janua january 31st. if not that is one more headache that farmers will have to deal with. jim is a corn and soybean farmer in manhattan. not the one i'm in, the one in illinois, and he joins us now. thank you for being with us. >> you're welcome. >> what are you expecting to happen. what is this discussion of corn prices going lower mean to you? >> well, it's a concern because we just, like you were saying, we raised a corn crop, and we need all the markets we can get for our--what we produce. you know, we're at low prices right now. if we lose another--they're talking $0.15 lower. right now we're at lo
Al Jazeera America
Nov 21, 2013 9:00pm EST
majority. republicans have been using the former rule that required 50 results to hold up judicial nominations. afghanistan's president says he does not trust the united states. he spoke as afghan leaders consider add proposed security packet, with the u.s. if the deal is reached thousands of u.s. troops can remain in afghanistan after 2014. and the pilot who landed a boeing dream liner at the wrong kansas airport, says he was confused. the huge plane arrived at its original destination today. an air force base in wichita, last night the pilot mistakenly landed on a shorter tarmac nine miles away, no passengers were onboard. those are the headlines at this hour, america tonight is up next, i'll see you back here at 11:00 eastern time, 8:00 pacific, and remember you can all get the latest news on aljazeera.com. only america tonight, dieing to quit. a man leads police on a high speed chase. >> a woman gets locked up in a psychiatric ward. >> i started walking around the house, scheming, yelling. >> both blame the stop smoking drug chantax. our investigation reveals an alarming number
Al Jazeera America
Nov 26, 2013 5:30pm EST
. >> i'm just gonna roll my fingers forward... >> using artificial insemination to make strains of bee populations from across the globe, >> i'm trying to enhance what mother nature does >> the hope is to find a strain that's resistant to whatever is killing america's bees. >> nobody in the world was able to freeze honey bee semen. >> for mor imformation on this and other techknow stories, visit our website at aljazeera.com/techknow don't miss techknow sundays 7:30et / 4:30pt on al jazeera america >> and now a techknow minute... >> it's the ultimate race againt time. doctors preforming heart transplant surgery in just 6 hours before a donor organ is damaged by ice, used to keep it cold during transit. but this device could .change all that. it's called the organ care system, or... heart in a box. it works by hooking up the heart to this machine. it pumps it full of warm blood, and a formula containing a proprietary mix of nutrients. >> it's warm, >> it's warm, it's beating... it's functioning, it's just functioning as if it's in your body. >> doctors are also seeing promising results,
Al Jazeera America
Nov 25, 2013 11:30am EST
america. i'm del walters. check us out 24 hours a day on www.aljazeera.com. if you were holding outz. hope that bipartisanship still had aerolite to play, you can give up. today the democratic leader harry reid launched the so called nuclear option and removed the minorities ability to exercise what little power it had left, to block president obama's judicial nominees. frustrated with the g.o.p.'s long list of obstructive judges and agency heads, the move by the democrats upended 225 years of senate history, and significantly alters the day-to-day operation of the upper chamber. we'll talk about it all on this edition of "inside story." but fist this background. >> the american people believe congress is broken. the american people believe the senate is broken. and i believe the american people are right. at the start of the session, harry reid made history, and called for a rule change that would allow an up or down vote or judicial nominations and executive decisions. >> the change would ensure nominations and up or down vote, on confirmation. yes, no. the rule change will ma
Al Jazeera America
Nov 20, 2013 3:00am EST
heard in the past few minutes - tell us what is happening in the capital. >> that's right. the bombs are taking place within the last hour. eight of them, as you say - one caking place in karrada, bringing the death toll up to 28, and 69 injured. this is a pattern we have seen in baghdad and across iraq - time and time again. it's typical of a pattern. a pattern affiliated to al qaeda. calling themselves an islamic state in iraq. we have seen a number of car bombs. the reason for that is these groups are affiliated to al qaeda. they want to keep the sectarian pot in iraq boiling. they want the tensions on the edge. when the attacks take place there's a definite pattern. you can see them taking place in homogeneous, shia and mixed neighbour hoods. these bombings took place on a day that is a holiday here in baghdad. it's been declared a government holiday due to rain in the country. the death toll could have been worse, most people being at home at the moment. we are hearing more. when we get that we'll give you more. it's interesting - we have not heard a reaction from the iraq
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 7:30pm EST
had data saying we are getting really high exposure and practice. the data allowed us to see that. >> in 2011 virginia tech teamed up with youth leagues to research young players as well. >> i don't think anyone expected the exposure numbers that we found. from the first grade to seven, 78-year-old teams, the average impacts is 150 per season per player, some 80 times the acceleration of gravity. >> can you do that five times again? >> 10-year-old ryan is a young player virginia tech is studying. he suffered a head injury in a running deal. dr mark rogers, a team physician for the hoekies is giving a follow up exam. >> eight to 10-year-olds are getting a lot of hits, some pretty good g-force. some of the hits are up to 100 gs. >> it's dangerous. >> it's high. a lot of stuff generates changes. they are not doing a lot of head to head contacts or hitting drills during the week. the fact that he may have had a concussion - does to give you reservations about football. >> when your children get injured it makes you think. as long as you have programs like this, where people are trying
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 2:30pm EST
the suspect being under arrest. techknow is next. follow us on al jazeera.com. . >>> hello and welcome. i'm phil torres, we'll talk about innovations that will change laughs. we'll look at hardware. this is a show about science by scin histories. kyle hill is an engineer, and he's investigating head-to-head combat and cutting edge technology that can help to detect a concussion before it's too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. she was packaging that can one day replace polysterene. rachelle oldmixon specialises in behaviours. i'm phil torres, i study insects in peru. that's our team. let's do some science. ♪ music ] >> hi, guy, welcome back to "techknow." i'm phil torres, with rochelle, kyle and lindsay. kyle, the nfl paid over three-quarters of a million to settle a lawsuit. what was it about. >> there's a focus on the concussion problem. the nfl has thousands of place, and millions of players in youth and challenge football. i went to virginia tech to look at technology to test helmets and track hits on college and youth players. let's take a look. . >>> hom
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 12:30pm EST
you're in the you're in the stream. stream. obesity, so many of us can obesity, so many of us can relate. relate. lisa fletcher is away but lisa fletcher is away but my man my man omar is here. omar is here. you and i can empathize for you and i can empathize for today's show, i wore husky pants today's show, i wore husky pants growing up i was a growing up i was a quote unquote quote unquote husky kid. husky kid. that was me at 11. that was me at 11. and and tit for tat, you have a gut tit for tat, you have a gut hanging out. hanging out. 66% of americans are overweight, 66% of americans are overweight, and there's been a two irdz thdz and there's been a two irdz thdz increase -- increase -- two-thirds two-thirds are are increase in,. increase in,. >> who says in my experience >> who says in my experience i've noticed a difference in how i've noticed a difference in how i'm treated i'm treated pre, and post-losing pre, and post-losing 60 pounds. 60 pounds. much more post. much more post. of course those of you at home of course those of you at home we want you to be a we want you
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 9:00am EST
motion that gave us a clue that it wasn't a weak tornado, but it was a stronger one. we could see the debris inside the tornado that told us it was time. >> i know you guys know what you are doing. when you see storms of this magnitude you must get nervous. danger? >> i little bit in the beginning. when we had a visual it popped out of the rain. we didn't see it develop. it was ongoing for 10 minutes. when you see the tornado and you know they are moving fast and they are string. there's a bit of nervousness in the beginning before you are able to gauge the path and figure out where it's going. then and there we were a little nervous, we were focused and calm and made sure it wouldn't hit us. >> according to the chicago weather center illinois had 194 tornado warnings. more than half - 101 went out just on sunday. storm. >> it was absolutely an unusual storm, but gives way to the fact that the national weather service have done on excellent job over the last couple of years of improving the forecast models and accuracy and manner. >> a lot of people were probably saved by the warnings
Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 10:00pm EST
been under fire for excessive drinking and admitted drug use. he refused to step down, saying he'll go to court to get back his powers. >> nasa's mission to investigate the atmosphere on mars is under way. the "maven" launched today. it will try to discover how mars went from being like earth to a barren desert. "consider this" with antonio mora is next. >> america's midwest struggling and picking up the pieces after a deadly storm. how unusual is it for storms of this magnitude to strike in november. oprah knows a reason president obama's policies are struggling - racism. has the first black president been unfairly targeted or is harsh criticism a relating all presidents face. >> and a launch to mars. >> i'm antonio mora, welcome to "consider this," we begin with communities recovering from killer storms - overseas, in the philippines and the midwest. where people struggle to restart their lives after the farm belt was battered. the skies cleared, tornados killed six people in illinois, two in michigan, injured hundreds in 12 states, leaving tens of thousands homeless or without po
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 5:30pm EST
any other place on the face of the earth. place on the face of the earth. europe looks at us like we don't europe looks at us like we don't know what we're doing - looks at know what we're doing - looks at us like we're crazy. us like we're crazy. >> open nine. >> open nine. >> in this special >> in this special investigation, fault lines gains investigation, fault lines gains unprecedented and exclusive unprecedented and exclusive access to prisons across the access to prisons across the united states and discovers a united states and discovers a booming population of elderly booming population of elderly inmates. inmates. we ask: what's the we ask: what's the true cost of america's true cost of america's "lock'em-up-and-throw-away-the- "lock'em-up-and-throw-away-the- key" approach to justice? key" approach to justice? >> i heard him fall. >> i heard him fall. >> inmates call this the death >> inmates call this the death house. house. the geriatric unit at the joseph the geriatric unit at the joseph harp correctional center in harp correctional center in lexington, oklahoma, holds m
Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 12:00am EST
. many have gone days without water and food. joining us now is lieutenant russel honore. you basically have been credited with turning and a botched response to hurricane katrina, and getting things moving on the ground. what did we learn during hurricane katrina, and how is it being implemented? >> you have to move with speed. the old saying you have to have a need for speed, and that trumps everything. you have to collaborate and coordinate with everyone and get communications to the ground so the government can be reconnected. until the people can talk to each other, you can't work in a collaborative way. the other is to give the government a set of priorities. what is the priority? it has to be saving lives. in the process of doing that it has to be focused on food, water, medicine, and evacuation of critically injured or ill people. and that has to be played out on the ground. you see in c-130 aircrafts, anywhere a c-130 can land - you get bigger aircraft in there and you get more people whose lives are threatened to include babies that are problems. get them out of the
Al Jazeera America
Nov 6, 2013 9:00am EST
allies in the middle east. >>> this is free solo climbing or scaling a mountain without a rope. to us non-climbers, the best free soloist in the world will tell us what it's like to climb a mountain with nothing but your bear hands and chalk. welcome to "consider this." new jersey governor chris christie with an historic win in a big blue state. and in virginia agency race it was a suspenseful night with a race between a democrat and a conservative republican. it's where tea partyers got top billing. we'll take a sneak peek of staying power tha , and the seismic shift to the left. i'm joined which jeff warren, and bill snyder, professor at george washington university. they're both in our washington, d.c. studios, and here in studio with me is tom doherty, former senior adviser to george pataki. bill, let's start with you. chris christie, a big win. but when you look at the exit polls in a hypothetical match up to hillary clinton he would lose in his own state. >> it tells us that new jersey is still a blue state, and hillary clinton is still a very popular figure there. look, christi
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 7:30pm EST
integrate in the league. there is study after academic study that shows that the use of native american mass cots actually allows the dominant culture to turn a blind eye to the very problems on the res that regina describes. the taking on the poverty that she is describing and then the last point if i could the last thing i should say is regina said something profoundly offensive. there are tribal council to tribal council from the choctaw to the american indian movement, who oppose the name, is profoundingly misleading for your audience. >> but suzanne is saying the same thing. regina go ahead and speak and then mike we'll get to you. assembly appreciate that. the crux of the matter, let's go to the declaration of independence, uses the phrase, merciless native american indian. you should be leading the fight with the federal government. i think some of your action he are suspect. i respect some of your work, you have done good work in the past but forfeiting the spotlight on this issue is a disservice for those who live on the res. getting back to the founder of the redskins
Al Jazeera America
Nov 10, 2013 3:30am EST
hower brought us the highway system, ronald reagan immigration reforms. elizabeth dahl - her favourite moment, the passage of the minimum wage. >> let me ask - minimum wage. the president came out with support for a higher minimum wage, we have a minimum wage that does not suggest we are a wealthy country in the world. people that work at minimum wage need to earn more than they earn. but we need to create jobs, many jobs are entry level. >> nobody who works a full-time job should have to live in poverty. the former ceo of costco demonstrated that you don't have to make a choice between your shareholder and worker. you go to a cosco store and workers make $15-$20 plus health benefits, he demonstrated that you can have a retail business model that takes care of your employees, and offers a competitive product for your customers and a great return for your investors. i spoke to many leaders recognising that the increase in the minimum wage is not a moral imperative, it's an economic imperative. when you raise people's wages you put money in your pockets. they spend more, buy goods. busin
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Nov 23, 2013 12:00pm EST
substance. it's used in dirty bombs and other nuclear weapons systems. those two things going forward for the p5+1 are what they are deeply concerned about. it does look as show we are wrapping things up here. we hope to hear very soon where things stand. >> phil ittner. thank you very much. let's wrap this up for a moment. negotiations appears to be gaining momentum. iran said there is accomplices they simply will not budge. they said that they will not compromise on the red line, it's right to enrich uranium. the united states and other powers say there is no right to enrich. iran said it wants to use enriched uranium for medical and research purposes but that can also be used to nuclear weapons. which is why leaders want to say they want to stop that. the p5+1 wants iran to allow greater access to its facility. iran wants the economic sanctions to end. >>> afghanistan's loya jirga or tribal council continue to deliberate it's future. >> reporter: today was the final day for delegates at the jirga to study and debate this bilateral security agreement. tomorrow they're expected to give t
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Nov 1, 2013 1:30pm EDT
earlier, just 33 minutes ago. security has moved us to a safe location. we also have some other pictures that he has posted when everybody was leaving. he says we are being shuttled away from the terminal now. eyewitness said the shooter had an assault rifle. and he posted this one an hour ago. he said holy -- how the hell did guns get inside security. we're outside now. john has also been putting pictures up. we just tweeted still bringing more passengers into bradley terminal where we are sitting now. and he has some other pictures here. >> while we're seeing those pictures, and i'm going to come back to you, we actually have -- because you were talking about those passengers, we have a person who was on board a flight cj zoder, are you there? >> yes, i'm here. >> tell us what you saw. >> basically i'm a flight going to oakland, 27 -- it's a southwest flight. i don't know the number. there is a lot going on right now. they are going to be shuttling everybody out of here. and take us off of the plane, i'm hearing. >> have they indicated to you whether or not you would be held f
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Nov 30, 2013 2:30am EST
like me. talk to us how your geeky childhood in234r50u7bsz influenced your path to success. >> i was lucky that neither of my parents had nick i anything e way of a tech background. they had resources to buy a powerful computer a pc that they gave me total freedom with. as long as you can put it back together and take it apart and do what you want with it. they didn't fully understand what it would do but they had an e amuncahunch it would be importa. >> i played way too much video games and soon i wanted to build my observe. my -- own. learning how to build became a hobby. my friends and i spent too much time messing around with nothing. it gave us an outlet and we could build web sites and have people all over the word like 50 people looking at the thing we had made. and it made what filete what fee insignificant living significant. we were dorky high school kids but on the internet w we were people with ideas and we could be resuspecte respected as such. >> now everyone is talking about new media. mill lemillmilnew media is the e for the new generation. now your book is entitled "
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Nov 20, 2013 12:00am EST
surveillance we're not safe. ♪ >>> good evening, everyone and thanks for joining us. joie chen is on assignment in the philippines, i'm adam may. let's begin with the aftermath of another natural disaster. it has been two days since a string of tornados tore through the midwest. close to 80 reported tornados ripped apart entire neighbors and towns across six states, killing at least eight people and causing more than 1 billion dollars in damages. for survivors they are in a race against time to salvage what they can. lori jane gliha travelled to the hardest hit town, washington, illinois. >> reporter: for 43 years julie and jerry fuchs watched their children and grandchildren make memories here in their front yard? washington, illinois. it's the same spot with jerry stood sunday morning as a funnel cloud rolled towards his house. >> our father who art in heaven -- >> reporter: as the deadly tornado barged into the too. >> you can see the black funnel cloud going up there. i don't know if that was the starting of it -- >> reporter: so you were outside and snapped this picture -- >> i
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Nov 3, 2013 2:30am EST
molecular neuroscientist. she shows us california's hi tech grapes - how science can achieve perfection in a glass. i'm phil torres. i'm an entermologist and i'll show you the spiders i found in peru. and how scent affects jaguars. that's the team, let's do some science. hey, guys, welcome to a fun week of science in the field. kyle, what is happening to the bee, how can we save them? >> bee populations are diminishing around the country. i wanted to find out why. i travelled to the heartland of america to find innovative ways to find technology to save the bees. late summer in barrett minnesota it is usually buzzing with activity. i think we are ready to walk down to the beehives. >> the midwest is known for the commercial bee industry. we have empty boxes not filled with honey. nothing. >> bee kooepers are witnessing an alarming problem. how many bees are we losing? >> the losses are avt ron omic am. i lost 65% of my operation last winter. we look in the ground to see if there's dead bees on the ground. most people in the u.s. would be happy staying away from the honey bee.
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Nov 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
haven't had that for the past three days. >> craig from cebu, joining us from manila to discuss the situation on the ground and aid efforts there is lynette, asian communications manager for save the children. welcome to "inside story." in the early days of a disaster like this one what is job one for your agency? how do you get started when there is so much damage? >> well, to begin with i think we need to support the survivors who have gone through such a terrible ordeal, people who have survived the typhoon. they need food, water, and shelter urgently. they're establishing our bases, and preparing to send out our relief items such as health materials, shelter, health, hygiene items, clean waters for families who need it most. at this time it's quite a desire situation for those who don't have any of the basic necessities. >> we're told that airport runways are damaged. roads are clogged with debris if not outright destroyed. how do you begin getting help to places that have lost so much? >> there is a land root into the affected area at the moment. there is also the sea route to
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Nov 19, 2013 3:30am EST
tweeting me at ali velshi and at ajrealmoney. here to help us is our good ryan is a financial adviser and ceo of optimum capital management. he joins me now. i want to pick up where i left off. asset companies behave differently. they all do different things under the same circumstances which is why i think too many people think of the stock market as on or off, in or out. >> right. you have unsystemic risks, and systemic risks. you can't get rid of systemic risks, but you can diversify away unsystematic risk. so if one stock goes up, you might want to decrease your exposure to that, or if you say i like the low-interest rate environment and the emerging market, so i might want to increase allocation to that. it really tolerance. >> risk tolerance, there are a million ways to get it. i still find that people will find out that they are moderate risk, but then they will want to back up the truck and invest in a hot ipo. >> if you ride it down -- you don't invest according to a motion. you invest according to a plan. a lot of individuals as you said earlier, 16,000 on the dow, 1800 for the
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Oct 31, 2013 11:00pm EDT
have to keep him healthy. >> second harvest is used to helping people through the end of the month gap. with the new cuts the gap will get wider. >> joining us tonight from seattle is kerry fuller, the mother of two who relies on foodstamps to feed her family. welcome, it's good to have you on the program. >> thank you. >> what will the cuts mean for you? >> basically a little hard time. what we get now doesn't last until the end of the month. >> you had tough times. you have lost your job, you help to take care of your mum, i believe, and you - you have had bad health problems as well. in addition to taking care of your children, what do all the things mean when it comes to cutting back on food? >> well, it's definitely going to have a direct impact as far as going short. when you don't have enough to begin with, and it gets cut back further, basically there's going to be gaps that - at this point i don't know how we'll cover those. >> when you say going short or there's gaps, what do you do? >> a lot of times it depends what resources might be available. for instance, food banks are
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Nov 13, 2013 7:30pm EST
. >>> all of these zombie shows at show us how we as humans treat each other. >>> i want to ask max brooks why did you return from making a zombie guide. did he do it to appeal to a wider audience? >> we'll be barraging that. >>> beyond the zombie buzz could the disasse disaster fiction prs for the real thing. and it's resonating with a lot of people. the cdc has applied the zombie narrative for it's own comic book for emergency preparedness. max brooks joins us on the set to look at the bigger picture. thanks for being o on "the stream". thanks for being here. >>> we have questions for max on google a little later in the show. >> max who is your audience. >> >> think i think it's a broad spectrum. you have people into zombies and survivalist culture and people that are into big picture disaster preparedness. i have spoken at the naval war college and i have worked with the cdc. and that is like cutting strategic air command o often oe of the commissionaire crisis. >>> we have to have stories. what do people say to you when they approach you on the street and realize who you are. >>
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Nov 17, 2013 2:30am EST
>> undercover and now she's taking us to new york city where some of the toughest put it to the test. >> the engineer who designed the bionic eye. he takes us to colorado to meet the man who created the 3d bionic hand. i've seen a lot of amazing things in the field, but this is really cool. that's our team, now let's do some science. [♪ music ] >> hi, guys, we are back here at "techknow" for another week of amazing stories and screen and innovation. we'll get started with this "heart in a box." check it out, this is an actual beating heart outside of the body. this is seriously the most amazing thing i've ever seen and touched. let's check out the story. >> when it comes to heart transplants, it's always a race against time. we've all seen it on tv. when a donor heart becomes available, medical teams must move quickly. the organ is removed and preserved by placing it in ice. the heart must arrive at the recipient's hospital within six hours that's because the ice damages the heart making it unfit for transplant. in this will keep hearts warm and beating. this will be a major b
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Nov 12, 2013 2:00pm EST
industry. the final settlement must be signed off by a judge. >> joining us to talk about which this means. the first thing people think of when deals like this happen, is are my ticket prices going to go up, are they going to go down. so which it? >> other the long term i'm afraid the prices will go up. because the airline rah merging because they are having trouble making money, and one way to make more money is to cut on profitable reps and raise prices. every time there's a merger like this, we are told things will be better, now we are paying more for peanuts for extra leg room, if we warrant a window, an aisle, i take it this will be another example like that? >> that's right. this is an industry wide move. clearly this is not clearing up the issue of antitrust, so why did this take place? >> in part, because there's no manying os for the large airliner and the the government. because if they don't merge, the chance exists that one or both cut fail your right. >> is there any chance, and i know a lot of people are thinking this, this could mean an end to the pesky baggage fees
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Nov 6, 2013 11:30am EST
story" is next. and check us out 24 hours a day on aljazeera.com. ♪ from washington. hello, i'm libby casey. it's gone on and on, and shows no clear end the war in syria between president bashar al-assad forces and a myriad of rebel groups and islamist fight whose want to see him out of power. there are talks while offering small help to rebels. many are expressing frustration over the situation on the ground, and they have their own political objective. as refugees suffer and the conflict grinds on where do we go from here? first this background. secretary of state john kerry is again this week working with middle east allies to keep attention on the syrian crisis. arriving in saudi arabia over the weekend chief ambassador was helping the relationship between the two countries. >> i particularly wanted to have the opportunity to visit with his majesty the king of saudi arabia, and i'm particularly grateful because i know that he is not seeing enormous numbers of people these days, but right now we have very important things to talk about to make certain that the saudi arabian u
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